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BA and Ryanair investigated for refusing refunds

image copyrightGetty ImagesBritish Airways and Ryanair may have broken consumer law in not offering refunds to customers who couldn’t legally take flights due to Covid lockdowns, a watchdog has said.The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) said the airlines’ stance could have left customers out of pocket.The airlines offered other options, but both refused refunds, it…

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Queen’s portrait removed after vote by Oxford University students

image copyrightWilliam and Georgina Hustler/www.npg.org.ukimage captionThe removed portrait was a colourised print based on a photograph taken by Dorothy Wilding in 1952Students at one of Oxford University’s colleges have voted to remove a portrait of the Queen from their common room.Members of Magdalen College Middle Common Room (MCR) deemed the image a symbol of “recent…

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